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Hadith #1

حدثنا محمد بن الحسن بن أحمد بن الوليد - رضي الله عنه - قال: حدثنا محمد بن الحسن الصفار، عن أحمد بن محمد، عن أبيه، عن النضر، عن أبي الحسين، عن أبي بصير، قال: سألت أبا عبد الله عليه السلام عن قول الله عز وجل: " اتقوا الله حق تقاته " قال: يطاع فلا يعصى ويذكر فلا ينسى، ويشكر فلا يكفر.

1. We were told by Muhammed bin Hasan bin Ahmad bin Waleed, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said: We were told by Muhammed bin Hasan al-Saffar, from Ahmad bin Muhammed, from his father, from Nadhr, from Abu’l-Hussain, from Abu Baseer, that he said: I asked Abu Abdillah, peace be upon him, about the saying of Allah, Glorious and Exalted is He: «Fear Allah how He should truly be feared» (3:102). He said: That He is obeyed and not disobeyed, and mentioned and not forgotten, and thanked and not disbelieved in.